University of Dayton http://wyso.org en UD Prepares Bid For Next First Four Games In Dayton http://wyso.org/post/ud-prepares-bid-next-first-four-games-dayton <p>The University of Dayton is preparing its bid to bring the NCAA First Four men’s basketball games back to Dayton. Last season, the Dayton Flyers went to the Elite Eight for the first time in 30 years. The First Four games and the Flyer’s recent success highlight the growing economic impact of UD basketball for the city.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 30 May 2014 03:09:42 +0000 Jerry Kenney 50654 at http://wyso.org UD Prepares Bid For Next First Four Games In Dayton United Farm Workers Week, 40 Years Later http://wyso.org/post/united-farm-workers-week-40-years-later <p><em>In the summer of 1973, César Chávez came to Dayton from the strike lines in Coachella, California to talk about the plight of farm workers. There was a week of activities and WYSO News was right in the middle of it.&nbsp; Rediscovered Radio’s Jocelyn Robinson takes a look at the struggles facing the migrant worker community, then and now.</em></p><p></p><p>When United Farm Workers union organizer César Chávez spoke at the University of Dayton over forty years ago, the hardships he described sounded real, but seemed far away.</p> Fri, 02 May 2014 10:36:07 +0000 Jocelyn Robinson 49164 at http://wyso.org United Farm Workers Week, 40 Years Later Dayton Flyers’ Sweet Sixteen Return Inspires Big Spending http://wyso.org/post/dayton-flyers-sweet-sixteen-return-inspires-big-spending <p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-82541f67-fb58-06d0-ffca-206297ba7446"><span style="font-size: 19px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">The Dayton Flyers are headed to Memphis Thursday—and so are a bunch of excited University of Dayton fans. The Flyers will play Stanford in the Sweet Sixteen after two upset wins in the NCAA men’s basketball playoffs last week, the first time in 30 years the Flyers have made it that far in the playoffs. </span></span></p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 01:19:35 +0000 Lewis Wallace 47581 at http://wyso.org Dayton Flyers’ Sweet Sixteen Return Inspires Big Spending UD's Miller Receives Contract Extension http://wyso.org/post/uds-miller-receives-contract-extension <p>Thanks, in part, to an improbable run in this year's NCAA men's basketball tournament, the University of Dayton has given a contract extension to head basketball coach Archie Miller. Miller's deal was announced Monday afternoon and has him coaching at UD through the 2018-19 season.<br /><br />Miller has been the head coach of the Flyers since 2011 and has guided the team this year to the Sweet 16 for the first time in 30 years.<br /> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 21:26:35 +0000 Wayne Baker 47522 at http://wyso.org March Madness Hits The Miami Valley Region http://wyso.org/post/march-madness-hits-miami-valley-region <p>Basketball fans from around the country have their eyes fixed on Dayton, Ohio today and Wednesday as the city is playing host to the First Four opening round of the NCAA Men's basketball tournament.<br /><br />The University of Dayton has held the opening round for the past 13 years and it generates millions of dollars for the Miami Valley economy.</p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 17:45:28 +0000 Wayne Baker 47238 at http://wyso.org March Madness Hits The Miami Valley Region